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July 20, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dental Services Affected by US’s High Inflation

by ADA

Dental services increased 1.9% in June, the largest monthly change for those services “ever recorded” since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking such numbers in 1995. The increase in dental services is just another component of rising inflation

July 19, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

Dentistry Students Showcase World-class Excellence in Dentsply Sirona Global Clinical Case Contest 2021-2022

by Dentsply Sirona

The annual Global Clinical Case Contest (GCCC) by Dentsply Sirona recently awarded today’s most outstanding students for their achievements in clinical aesthetic treatments. For the third year in a row the final round took place virtually, as an international jury

July 19, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

LISTERINE® Media Alert


Summary: A recent clinical study by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health demonstrated LISTERINE Antiseptic is 4.6x more effective than floss for sustained supragingival plaque reduction.* A complete routine of both mechanical and antimicrobial solutions including brushing, flossing, and rinsing with

July 14, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Links Between Psoriatic Arthritis and Dental Health

by Medical News Today

More than one-third of people with psoriasis also develop PsA. Approximately 8 million people in the United States have psoriasis, meaning approximately 2.4 million people will also develop PsA. PsA causes the immune system to attack the joints in various body parts. Joints commonly affected include: elbows wrists

July 14, 2022 News DentistryNews

P.E.I. Dental Offices Facing Staffing Issues, Appointment Backlogs

by CBC

An Island-wide staffing shortage in dental clinics is causing a backlog of appointments, and it’s forcing some patients on P.E.I. to wait months before receiving care. “As with any part of health care, everybody’s looking for somebody to help them

July 14, 2022 News DentistryNews

‘Turkey Teeth’ Trend Leaves Thousands of Britons with Dead Stumps, Abscesses and Serious Dental Issues

by Daily Mail UK

A dental trend known as “Turkey teeth,” which involves travelling abroad to get drastic cut-price treatment, is leaving thousands of Britons facing painful complications. The latest cosmetic fad, made popular by stars like Katie Price and Love Island’s Jack Fincham, involves filing down

July 13, 2022 News DentistryNews

Health Minister Confident Ottawa Will Meet Deadline to Implement Dental Care

by Global News

Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says he’s confident the federal government will be able to set up its proposed dental care program by the end of the year, though his department has not yet settled on a model or begun formal talks with the provinces.

July 12, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dentists Register to Lobby as Clock Ticks on Liberals’ Dental Care Promise

by Linsey Raschkowan, iPolitics

This week the lobby registry saw multiple registrations by the board of directors at the Canadian Dental Association. Last month, president Dr. Lynn Tomkins and interim CEO Dr. Aaron Burry participated in a roundtable of oral health stakeholders with Health Minister

July 12, 2022 News DentistryNews

123Dentist and Altima Dental Announce a Strategic Merger with Support from Peloton Capital, KKR, and Heartland Dental

by 123Dentist & Altima Dental Canada

123Dentist combines with Altima Dental and Lapointe Group, solidifying its position as one of the largest dental support organizations in Canada 123Dentist, Altima Dental, and Lapointe Group have entered into a merger agreement to create one of the largest dental

July 11, 2022 News DentistryNews

Two Scarborough Dentists Awarded the ODA’s Service Award

by Hamilton News

Two Scarborough dentists have been awarded with the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) Service Award for their outstanding contributions to dentistry through activity or service. Dr. Raffy Chouljian is a former ODA Board of Directors member and President of the Toronto

July 8, 2022 News DentistryNews

Weave Launches The Happy Practice Playbook Podcast to Drive Insights to Dental Offices

by Weave

Weave (NYSE: WEAV), the all-in-one customer communication platform for small business, has launched a podcast for dental offices and their staff to drive in-depth conversations around how to build and maintain a happy practice. As staffing shortages continue to plague

July 8, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Baby Food Pouches ‘More Sugary Than Coca-Cola’, Dentists Warn

by Josie Clarke, PA Consumer Affairs Correspondent

Many popular baby food pouches are more sugary than Coca-Cola, dentists have warned, amid an “epidemic” of tooth decay among young children. A survey by the British Dental Association (BDA) of 109 pouches aimed at children under 12 months old

July 8, 2022 News DentistryNews

Ontario Plans for Portable Benefits, Talks Next Steps on Sick Days: Labour Minister

by Holly McKenzie-Sutter, The Canadian Press

Ontario is committing to offering “portable benefits” for workers, the returning labour minister says, and is mulling next steps for a soon-to-expire sick leave program. In an interview with The Canadian Press on Thursday, Monte McNaughton discussed labour plans for

July 7, 2022 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Completes Acquisition of Condor Dental

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Condor Dental Research Company SA (Condor Dental), a dental distribution company that serves

July 7, 2022 News DentistryNews

Regulation Change – Healing Arts and Radiation Protection Act (HARPA)


The Ministry of Health (MOH) has made a regulatory amendment to the Healing Arts and Radiation Protection Act (HARPA) to modernize the shielding methodology for x-ray installations. Dentists applying for an x-ray installation permit should be aware that they have

July 6, 2022 News News

Here Are Your Three Finalists of the 2022 Master Cup! Who Will Win This 5th Edition?

by Panthera Dental

Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom are the three countries represented at the 2022 Master Cup award ceremony. Christian von Bukowski, Sebastien Mioranza and Vlad Atanasoaie (listed in alphabetical order) will discover their respective positions and receive more than $70,000

July 6, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

The 2021 Best of Class Hygiene Award Winners

by Cellerant Consulting

Cellerant Consulting Group is pleased to announce the 2021 Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award winners. “Since 2009, the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards have identified and acknowledged the top technologies in dentistry,” said Melissa Turner, Chief Hygiene Officer

July 6, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dentists Reduce Blood Pressure by Hypnosis on Patient with Hypertension

by TRTWorld

Dental care workers were able to lower the blood pressure of a patient with hypnosis before undertaking dental work under local anaesthesia. 47 percent of American adults (116 million) suffer from hypertension, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

July 6, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Shapeshifting Microrobots Can Brush and Floss Teeth

by University of Pennsylvania

A shapeshifting robotic microswarm may one day act as a toothbrush, rinse, and dental floss in one. The technology, developed by a multidisciplinary team at the University of Pennsylvania, is poised to offer a new and automated way to perform the

July 5, 2022 News DentistryNews

Sonendo, Inc. Welcomes Joanne Lindberg as Vice President of Sales, North America

by Toronto Sun

Sonendo, Inc. (NYSE: SONX), a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® System, today announced the appointment of Joanne Lindberg as Vice President of Sales, North America. As Sonendo continues to scale and further establish its leadership position